A new study finds that in the Caribbean, independent island nations are less vulnerable to coral bleaching than island territories.
The new Center will explore how cannabis production impacts the environment and society, and how these impacts will evolve under new regulations.
An ambitious new multicampus consortium is seeking ways to capture billions of tons of carbon dioxide and bring net carbon emissions in California to zero by 2045.
Näär will co-lead a team developing new therapies for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a liver disease impacting millions globally.
Heat trapped by greenhouse gases is raising ocean temperatures faster than previously thought, concludes an analysis of four recent ocean-heating observations.
Remote sensing data and census tract information reveal significant racial disparities in the adoption of rooftop solar photovoltaics.
New research highlights for the first time the widespread and deadly threat of the soil- and waterborne pathogen Phytophthora restoration sites.
Researchers from the College of Natural Resources and the College of Engineering are helping shape wildfire management strategies.
A recent study on lions and their habitats in Africa indicates that in order to save them, we need to invest resources in them now, before it is too late.
The “cost of reliability” for decentralized power systems could be extremely low in the future.
“Water pollution has declined dramatically, and the Clean Water Act contributed substantially to these declines,” said Joseph Shapiro, “So we were shocked to find that the measured benefit numbers were so low compared to the costs.”
Low-tech ways of improving soil quality on farms and rangelands worldwide could pull significant amounts of carbon out of the atmosphere and slow the pace of climate change, according to a new study.
A new assessment of California's challenges in combating climate change has been released, with more than half of the report's authors hailing from UC Berkeley.
A longterm study tracked how hundreds of species in this valley fared during the historic drought that struck California from 2012 to 2015.
Researchers have developed a technique to better predict how plants in cold regions respond to warming.
Lowering the Earth's temperature reduces heat stress on crops, but decreased solar intensity reduces crop yields.
The $1.2 million grant will help increase tribal ecosystem resilience in the face of climate change.
According to a new study, during the first three years of California’s 5-year-old cap-and-trade program, the bulk of the greenhouse gas reductions occurred out of state.
A new study published in Science finds that mammals are becoming more nocturnal in response to human activity.
Using metagenomics, scientists discover hundreds of antibiotic-like genes in soil microbes.